Apple iPad Pro on the cards, Samsung and Sharp to develop 12.9-inch display for it

Apple plans to regain lost ground with an upcoming iPad Pro

There were fresh leaks floating on Friday which provided a little more insight regarding the Appleā€™s upcoming monster tablet, the iPad Pro. The Cupertino giant is almost closing in on Sharp and Samsung to produce display panels for the upcoming tablet, according to the recent report from Taiwan.

The next-gen. iPad will reportedly feature a 12.9-inch screen with a 2732 x 2048 resolution with a pixel density of 264 ppi. While Sharp will be mainly responsible to supply displays, the Korean giant Samsung will be used as a support, in the event things don’t turn out the way they are meant to be.

Additionally, Sharp is anticipated to begin supply of display panels by September as the report mentions, which means that the monster tab will likely debut in late Q3 or early Q4 this year. Another noteworthy detail mentioned in the report is that LG was also considered as one of the contenders to provide displays for the upcoming iPad Pro, although the Korean supplier was brought in last due to yield issues.

The forthcoming iPad Pro as mentioned in the earlier reports, which according to some say, will feature both iOS and OS X El Capitan, fueling speculations that the forthcoming tablet would be a hybrid device. According to other rumored specs, the iPad Pro will include the A9 chipset, USB Type-C port, a new stylus coupled with the new Force Touch technology currently found in the Apple Watch. The upcoming iPad is rumored to include multi-user log-in support, which basically lets the individual user to have their unique set of apps and data, very much alike to Windows-based PCs.

The customers are not finding reasons good enough for them to upgrade, which has resulted in a sharp decline in the sales of Apple iPads. Therefore, the company is trying to provide something unique, which includes improved multitasking. Hopefully, this time around one hopes that Apple offers enough innovation to make the iPad a must-have device and helps it regain lost ground.

However, there is no official confirmation from Apple yet regarding the details of the new iPad line up coming this year. Hence, the readers are advised to read this report with a pinch of salt.

Kavita Iyer
Kavita Iyer
An individual, optimist, homemaker, foodie, a die hard cricket fan and most importantly one who believes in Being Human!!!


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